Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

Locking your data up in some wiki that has no data architecture, no services interface, no meta model and meta data model. MOSS 2007 exacerbated the existing problem. MOSS 2007 forced organizations to regain control and was the "wake-up call" to the governance problem that organizations had created for themselves. I might suggest that the overall problem is the file-based workspace model itself (rather than a particulat product).

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 3)

Collaborative Thinking

There are a few vendor events that stood out in my mind for 2009 (related to Enterprise 2.0 Cisco has transitioned presence into a model that not only supports XMPP and SIP/SIMPLE but has service oriented and REST interfaces. There is little in the upcoming release that is truly innovative or moves SharePoint out in front of other vendors offering capabilities associated with E2.0 However, in general, vendors will have to integrate with SharePoint 2010 at some level (e.g.,

News Updates (December 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Parkhill will also discuss the vendor selection process, the value search is delivering to the business, and how he quantifies the ROI from the firm’s Coveo Enterprise Search implementation. More enterprise workers are clamouring for newer models of end user computing in the office. " Coveo on Value of Search. Coveo is hosting a Webinar on December 16, focused on quantifying the value of enterprise search.

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2009: Planning Considerations For Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) is a disappointing platform for social computing in my opinion. Business leaders also need to realize the importance of cultural dynamics and the challenges that go along with changing work models and persuading people to change their behaviors. A tactical decision to rely on a blog vendor becomes more complicated when that vendor then expands their tool to include a wiki. Vendors To Watch (alpha order).

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Response to Jed Cawthorne's "What exactly is 'collaboration' - and who owns it?"

Michael Sampson - Currents

To set a little context, we have been taking about business ownership models for SharePoint (MOSS 2007) in our organization. I am currently writing up my Four Foundations model for organizational collaboration, but I don't see much overlap between what I'm doing there and Jed's five divisions above. The Four Foundations model is coming.

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Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As Rosabeth Moss-Kanter said in the above mentioned post, when it comes to execution or production, self organized groups without hierarchy are a myth. The good news is that some vendors have this in their roadmap.

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